Last year, the highest incidence of malignant tumors were registered in the Arkhangelsk region (566,2 first identified cases per 100 thousand population), reported by RT, citing data from the Ministry of health.
In the Arkhangelsk region are Bryansk oblast (556,2), Sakhalin oblast (550,2), Mordovia (548,6) and Penza oblast (548,1). The high morbidity of malignant neoplasms in comparison with other regions, was observed in Orel (546,9), Yaroslavl (543,4), Kursk (537,7), Ivanovo (534,2) regions and in Sevastopol (532).
The lowest rate was recorded in Dagestan — 163,6 cases per 100 thousand population.
Also the relatively low figures recorded in Chechnya (164,2), Ingushetia (176,5), Chukotka (205,4) and YANAO (215,3).
In Tuva last year 245,1 diagnosed cases of malignant tumors per 100 thousand population.
Followed by the Altai Republic (263,2), Yakutia (281,2) and Kabardino-Balkaria (295), and also Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug (of 301.2).
In St. Petersburg last year, the incidence of malignant neoplasms made up 506,5 cases per 100 thousand population, in Moscow — 385,3. Just last year in Russia it was first identified 640,4 thousand cases of malignant tumors. This is more than the 2018 2.5% (was 624,7 million). The overall morbidity rate amounted to 436,3 cases per 100 thousand population.
According to Dr. medical Sciences, head of Department of tumors of the skin and soft tissues of the Moscow clinical research center. A. S. Loginov Konstantin Titov, the increase in the number of cases linked, in particular, with the improvement of the quality of diagnosis. In addition, according to experts, statistics on the incidence of cancer is also affected by the increase in life expectancy of Russians.